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2012-04-26 09:21:01

Mouthguards are used by almost everyone participating in sports.

2012-03-21 15:15:47

Research by Columbia Business School's Modupe Akinola, Assistant Professor, Management, and Wendy Berry Mendes, Associate Professor, Sarlo/Ekman Endowed Chair of Emotion, University of California San Francisco in Behavioral Neuroscience examines how increases in cortisol, brought on by an acute social stressor, can influence threat-related decision making.

2012-03-08 06:13:02

Cushing’s disease is a rare disorder of chronic hypercortisolism due to a corticotropin-secreting pituitary adenoma. Despite high remission, surgery has been the best option to treat it. Now doctors are shedding light on a new way to target the disease.

2012-01-26 12:59:58

‘Stand by me’ is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.

2011-12-22 06:21:49

Inhaled glucocorticoids used to treat asthma during pregnancy isn’t associated with an increased risk of most disease in offspring, but it could cause endocrine and metabolic disturbances, according to this study.

2011-12-16 12:58:51

Inhaled glucocorticoids for the treatment of asthma during pregnancy are not associated with an increased risk of most diseases in offspring, but may be a risk factor for endocrine and metabolic disturbances.

2011-12-16 12:45:31

Doctors in Manchester spotted a rare condition in a football fan after hearing about her unusual symptoms while watching her team Manchester United play.

2011-12-12 22:02:49

Participation in horticultural activities can improve confidence and social skills, cultivate a positive attitude, and rejuvenate the mind and body.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.